#271 Two Early Tombacs

Two early tombacs with engraved botanical designs. Ca. 1750-1850. Machine turning evident on the reverse. Early tombac shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#206 Cobalt Glass on Copper Transitional

Silvered copper design from the late 18th or early 19th century features a center faceted and domed cobalt glass accented with painted gold stars and dots. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#209 Georgian Enamel with Pastes

A pierreries-encrusted cobalt enamel disk bordered by the foil-wrapped “black-dot” pastes. Scalloped silver mount. A few wee chips at the edge of the enamel. Silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

#143 Dieppe & Brocade

Fabulous Dieppe carving with crewel-embroidered brocade fabric sewn to the button via a border of tiny apertures. Late 18th/early 19th century. Gathered fabric shank. Est. selling price is $600-1500.

#145 Transitional Multi-Material

Shell, glass, and beaded metals in concentric rings surround engraved shell with a central deep amber paste. Transitional button from the late 18th or early 19th century. Rimmed silvered copper mount with copper loop shank. (Listing correction 1/22/24) Est. selling price is $200-400.

#136 Early Silver Engravings

Early silver or tombac alloy buttons, likely of Bavarian origin, with engraved designs of a running horse and three flowers. Ca. 1750-1850. Est. selling price is $60-100.